The global public health major will graduate May 16 with a minor in art and proceed to the School of Medicine’s one-year master’s in public health program in the fall.
Between April 27 and May 15, UVA Today will feature profiles of several of the many exceptional members of the graduating Class of 2015. These are stories of academic excellence, research prowess, extraordinary public service and much more. Together, they illustrate the rich experience of an education at the University of Virginia – one made possible by the students themselves.
The federal Department of Education included the University of Virginia among the first nine post-secondary schools it recognized for their environmentally responsible behavior.
History major Brittany Brown has received a Kenan Fellowship to investigate relations among students, faculty and slaves in early years of the University of Virginia.
Fourteen professors and five graduate instructors received teaching awards Wednesday night in recognition of their impact not only on students, but also on their colleagues who nominated them.
The initiatives will increase engagement between the Board of Visitors and students, and provide more student input to the administration on matters regarding the cost of a U.Va. education.
In an annual rite, students invited history professor Grace Hale and Dean Allan Stam of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy to lecture as if it was their last opportunity to do so.
U.Va.’s discovery suggests that immune cells bearing a mutation in a key gene cannot perform their normal function and are instead amplifying the disease. The discovery opens an exciting new pathway to targeting the disease therapeutically.
Last fall, The Fralin Museum invited the public to vote online for artworks from its permanent collection for the museum’s next exhibit. The results are currently on view in “What is a Line?,” running through Aug. 2.
The 33rd U.Va. faculty member to be inducted, she will go in alongside Terry Gross, executive producer of NPR’s “Fresh Air”; Phillip Knight, co-founder of Nike; and U.Va. alumna Janet A. Napolitano, president of the University of California system.
University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Thompson was named to the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, scholars who examine American politics or threats to international order.
A roundup of some of recent accomplishments by the University and its faculty, ranging from law faculty to an English professor to caregivers at the U.Va. Health System
Selden, a champion swimmer, taught a U.Va. summer course in economics last year, at the age of 92.
The event is fourth in a series of five meetings being held around the commonwealth to inform the public of the commission’s work and gather stakeholder input.
Beginning in May, University staff aged 55 or older with at least 20 years of service will be eligible for a new Early Retirement Incentive Program. The program offers a nine-month severance payment and $9,000 health care subsidy.
U.Va. researchers find that cancer diagnoses in Virginia will continue to grow over the next quarter-century, despite advances in prevention.
How does one go about duplicating the capitals that originally sat atop the Rotunda’s columns when most were lost to a fire in 1895? An inside look at the transatlantic effort to restore Thomas Jefferson’s original design.
McCharen talks about her journey from a seamstress in U.Va.’s drama department to an in-demand fashion designer with a client list that includes Beyoncé and Madonna.
The alumna and technology innovator founded the coding-for-social-good organization CodeMontage and has helped more than 35,000 women improve their computer programming skills with her group, Girl Develop It.
Bowles brings vast experience in legislative consulting, particularly on issues of health care, energy, technology, higher education and environmental law, and was previously a member of the Board of Visitors of James Madison University.